Sneha Girap (Editor)

Rasul Chunayev

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Name  Rasul Chunayev
Height  1.78 m
Weight  72 kg

Rasul Chunayev Kazan2013 Rasul Chunayev AZE Islambek Albiev RUS

Rasul Abakar oghlu Chunayev (Azerbaijani: Rəsul Çunayev) Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler. He was born on 7 January 1991 in Qabaqçöl, Balakən, Azerbaijan to Avar parents. He is a world champion and European vice-champion in men's Greco-Roman wrestling.


Rasul Chunayev GrecoRoman wrestler Rasul Chunayev addes another gold to


Rasul Chunayev universiade2013sportresultcomeurosporten240

In 2015, he won gold medal at 2015 European Games and became first athlete to win gold while been on active duty for Azerbaijani Armed Forces.

Personal life

Rasul Chunayev Rasul Chunayev defeats Balint Korpasi to win Gold

In his personal life, Chunayev expresses a love for dancing and his character is frequently described as laid-back and relaxed. His most notable celebration came after Chunayev defeated Russian wrestler Islambek Albiev at the 2013 Summer Universiade, when he performed the Azerbaijani lezginka, a traditional dance of the Caucacus, on the mat. He also gave military salute as sign of respect to the Azerbaijani families of victims in Karabakh after defeating Armenian wrestler Varsham Boranyan during 2014 World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent.

Rasul Chunayev httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu

Rasul Chunayev Azerbaijani wrestler Rasul Chunayev wins Olympics bronze Vestnik

Rasul Chunayev APA Rio 2016 Rasul Chunayev eliminated in semifinals

Rasul Chunayev Rasul Chunayev Ambassadors Baku 2017


Rasul Chunayev Wikipedia